• Short Summary

    At the United Nations, the Special Committee on Apartheid tabled a strong protest over British helicopter sales to South Africa on Wednesday.

  • Description

    At the United Nations, the Special Committee on Apartheid tabled a strong protest over British helicopter sales to South Africa on Wednesday. The Chairman, Ambassador Abdulrahim Abby Farah of Somalia, led the condemnation.

    Despite the British White Paper claiming that commitments to South Africa could be fulfilled by sales of Wasp helicopters, Ambassador Farah was worried that the transaction might jeopardise the whole South African arms embargo:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8WEH0ZOZ3F704H7UQEC4S4AGJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WEH0ZOZ3F704H7UQEC4S4AGJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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